General Education Foundations Transition – General Information

(as of April 13, 2015)

Background

In May of 2014, WVU Faculty Senate approved and endorsed a new general education program. The proposed General Education Foundations (GEF), included approval of the following curriculum changes:

  • replacing the existing General Education Curriculum (GEC) with a new arrangement grouped into seven broad areas, with an eighth requirement (Depth) of nine hours;
  • rescinding the Writing Requirement and replacing it with development of writing and communication skills as determined by the degree-granting college and/or academic unit; and
  • endorsing the LEAP Outcomes and including integrated assessments of those outcomes, skills, and knowledge within the First-Year Seminar and Capstone courses.

The following Faculty Senate Annex provides detailed information:
http://facultysenate.wvu.edu/r/download/189707

Implementation

  • The new GEF will be implemented in the 2016-2017 academic catalog.
  • Colleges must have advising plans in place that take into account the new GEF by March of 2016 to be able to advise students during the registration period.
  • Many continuing students will need to be able to complete the GEC requirements, and the University will continue to ensure that this is possible. A large proportion of the classes in the current GEC will continue to be part of the new program.
  • The Office of the University Registrar’s website will continue to provide information on the GEC, including what courses may fulfill specific requirements. Archived editions of previous catalogs are also maintained.

Guidelines for which General Education Program Students will Follow

  • Per University policy as stated in the catalog, “A student becomes eligible to graduate when he or she completes the requirements of the University, college or school, and major degree program according to the Undergraduate Catalog in effect at the time the student first entered WVU. With the consent of the student’s advisor and dean, a student may choose to meet the conditions published in a later catalog. If a student entered WVU more than seven years previously, the student must complete the requirements in a catalog that is no more than seven years old.”
  • New first year students entering in the fall 2016 term or after will automatically be governed by the new GEF requirements.
  • Continuing students will remain under the current GEC unless, in consultation with the student’s advisor and dean, they decide to update their catalog year for all curricular requirement by adopting the 2016-2017 or later catalog.
  • Returning students are readmitted under the catalog year in which they reapply. In consultation with their advisor and dean, they may decide to adopt an earlier catalog that is less than seven years old.
  • Catalog editions cannot be combined. All University, college/school, degree, major, and any other academic awards must be earned according to the requirements of a single catalog year.
  • First Year Seminars and Capstone courses are still required for graduation, but are not part of the new general education program.



GEF Descriptions

Purpose

The General Education Foundations (GEF) provides students with academic and intellectual breadth to appreciate the broad context of their actions, their choices, and their world, beyond their major field(s) of study. WVU aims to help students build the foundational skills and knowledge necessary to reason clearly, communicate effectively, think critically, and contribute to society. The General Education Foundations (GEF) are designed to ensure that students meet these goals through inquiry-based learning across disciplines. In conjunction with a major field, and in consultation with their advisors, students will design programs of study that satisfy the GEF. The GEF works to fulfill the University’s goals of (1) creating well-rounded students with a broad base of skills and knowledge, (2) linking together the courses that students take at WVU, and (3) instilling in students a permanent connection to learning and education, giving them the skills to learn what they need outside a formal educational environment. The GEF strives to help students be thoughtful participants in a democratic society, and to achieve the intellectual integration and awareness they will need to adapt to changes and meet challenges in their personal, social, and professional lives.

Policies Governing This Curriculum

1. Students will take between 31 and 37 credits, organized into eight foundation areas (F1 through F8).
2. Courses used to satisfy requirements of the GEF may also simultaneously satisfy major or other requirements for an undergraduate degree at WVU. Colleges and schools may elect to restrict the number of credits that can be shared between the GEF requirements and others required for their program(s). All undergraduate students must at a minimum complete 120 credits (or higher as established by their degree program) to earn a baccalaureate degree at WVU.
3. In addition to fulfilling seven foundation areas (F1 through F7) (22-28 credits), students will choose a minimum of three courses (9 credits) to fulfill foundation area F8, the Focus. Working in consultation with their advisors, students will choose one of four options: 1) select 9 credits from the list of approved GEF courses not used to satisfy the seven foundation requirement, from any combination of disciplines; 2) completion of a minor; 3) completion of a double major; 4) completion of a dual degree.

Descriptions of Requirements

GEF courses are grouped according to specific expected outcomes, which are in addition to the AACU LEAP skills that are recognized as institutional objectives.

F1. Composition and Rhetoric (3 or 6 credits)

Effective, concise, and clear use of English, in both speech and writing through various media, is essential to success both during the course of study and in a career or future professional life. The English Area ensures that students have understood the fundamentals of communicating in English, and works in tandem with college- or program-based communication requirements.
– Students will demonstrate effective communication in English, completing ENGL 101 and 102 or ENGL 103.

F2A/B. Science & Technology (4-6 credits)

A fundamental grasp of the nature of science is essential for responsible, sustainable, and intelligent interaction with the world. Each of us must be able to evaluate scientific developments, technological advancements, and our evolving natural world in order to thrive.
– Students will apply systematic methods of analysis to the natural and physical world, understand scientific knowledge as empirical, and refer to data as a basis for conclusions. Students must complete either two lecture courses for a minimum 6 of credits from F2A or one lecture/laboratory combination for a minimum of 4 credits from F2B. Students electing to fulfill the Foundation Area 2 requirement by completing F2B must successfully complete a science lecture course and its corresponding laboratory. Students who complete only the lecture or laboratory component for one science combination and complete only the lecture or laboratory from a different lecture/laboratory combination will not satisfy the Area 2B requirement. However, the lecture/laboratory component for any courses not used to satisfy another GEF requirement can be used to satisfy the Foundation Area 8 (GE Foundation Focus) requirement.

F3. Mathematics & Quantitative Skills (3-4 credits)

Mathematics and quantitative skills are necessary in education, the workplace, and nearly every field of human endeavor. Quantitatively literate citizens must have the capacity to understand numerical aspects of daily life and apply critical reasoning to data.
– Students will demonstrate effective use of quantitative techniques and practical application of numerical, symbolic, or spatial concepts.

F4. Society & Connections (3 credits)

As global citizens, we must understand human behavior in its many forms and expressions, which may include methods of communication, familial and professional relationships, or our place in social, political, and economic systems. Civic knowledge and engagement are critical to individual, societal, and global survival.
– Students will demonstrate understanding and analysis of human behavior, societal and political organization, or communication.

F5. Human Inquiry & the Past (3 credits)

Human development reminds us of the continued importance of understanding events in a larger context of past experience, philosophical inquiry, or spiritual questing. A fundamental knowledge of our forebears, their successes, mistakes, obsessions, and weaknesses allow us to progress. A fundamental grasp of the realm of human thought, reason, ethics, or beliefs enables us understand our world and ourselves.
– Students will interpret historical events or philosophical perspectives to identify patterns, develop analytical reasoning, apply methods of critical inquiry or expand problem-solving skills.

F6. The Arts & Creativity (3 credits)

Creativity, as expressed through works of art, is a defining human characteristic. Regardless of the medium, art communicates and connects us to human innovations and achievements of the past, present, and shared future. Artistic expression employs integrative and creative thinking that promotes transformative ideas capable of crossing disciplinary and cultural boundaries.
– Students will apply methods and principles of critical and creative inquiry to the production or analysis of works of art.

F7. Global Studies & Diversity (3 credits)

The world is more than our familiar neighborhoods and people who share our individual beliefs and traditions. We can come to appreciate our global society when we consider other ways of life, experiences, means of expression, histories, and modes of being. As we seek to expand our knowledge beyond the confines of our own experiences, we open up our minds and our worlds. Embracing human diversity enriches our understanding, including the understanding of what we have in common.
– Students will apply methods and principles of critical inquiry to explore global issues and cultural, linguistic, or experiential diversity.

F8. Focus (9 credits)

The GEF designates 9 credits (normally 3 three-hour courses) of Focus coursework, to help students capitalize on the range and diversity of courses offered at WVU. In order to maximize connections,
incorporate additional competencies, and encourage true breadth of study, students must fulfill the Focus through completion of one of the following academic paths:

  • Minor (link to minors available)
  • Double major
  • Dual degree

9 credits of additional coursework from the list of courses approved for GEF Areas 2-7 Students are expected to work with their advisors to ensure completion of the Focus. Students completing three minors as part of a MDS program must satisfy the Focus by completing 9 additional credits of GEF coursework, or a fourth minor.


LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes

In the interest of giving every WVU student a liberal education as defined by the AACU’s Liberal Education & America’s Promise (LEAP) initiative, WVU will apply the AACU LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes as part of the General Education Foundations (GEF). All GEF courses will incorporate at least one of the AACU LEAP Essential Learning Outcomes.

LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 1: Knowledge of Human Cultures and the Physical and Natural World

• Through study in the sciences and mathematics, social sciences, humanities, histories, languages, and the arts

Focused by engagement with big questions, both contemporary and enduring
WVU GEF courses incorporating LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 1 tie some aspect of course outcomes to problems and issues that students recognize in today’s world.

LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 2: Intellectual and Practical Skills,
Including

• Inquiry and analysis
• Critical and creative thinking
• Written and oral communication
• Quantitative literacy
• Information literacy
• Teamwork and problem solving

Practiced extensively, across the curriculum, in the context of progressively more challenging problems, projects, and standards for performance
WVU GEF courses incorporating LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 2 teach at least one intellectual or practical skill relevant for modern life, and explicitly describe to students what it is and where it is applicable.

LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 3: Personal and Social Responsibility
Including
• Civic knowledge and engagement—local and global
• Intercultural knowledge and competence
• Ethical reasoning and action
• Foundations and skills for lifelong learning

Anchored through active involvement with diverse communities and real-world challenges
WVU GEF courses incorporating LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 3 engage the personal or social responsibility of students, and discuss personal, local, national, and/or international situations and problems.

LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 4: Integrative and Applied Learning
Including
• Synthesis and advanced accomplishment across general and specialized studies

Demonstrated through the application of knowledge, skills, and responsibilities to new settings and complex problems
WVU GEF courses incorporating LEAP Essential Learning Outcome 4 allow for the integration and synthesis of knowledge across the disciplines, and explicitly explain the connection of knowledge across the disciplines.


Writing Requirement Transition Information

Background

With the adoption of the new general education program, effective with the 2016-2017 academic catalogs, the Writing Requirement as it exists in the General Education Curriculum (GEC) has been rescinded. In its place, each college or school must determine writing and communication skills requirements.

Implementation

In September 2014, the General Education Curriculum Oversight (GECO) Committee, with approval from the Faculty Senate, determined that:

  • Existing Writing courses (with the W designation) will remain as long as necessary to meet student needs for degree completion.
  • The GECO Committee will suspend all Writing Audits beginning in August 2014.
  • No new Writing course proposals will be accepted by the GECO Committee beginning in August 2014.

Guidelines for Colleges in Establishing new Writing and Communication Skills Requirements

  • Colleges/schools must have advising plans in place that take into account the new general education program by March of 2016 to be able to advise students during the registration period.
  • New writing and communication skills requirements should be appropriate to the discipline and should satisfy any disciplinary accreditation requirements.
  • Colleges/schools and academic units may elect to deliver their writing and communication education in more than a single course.
  • Unlike the GEC Writing Courses, courses that satisfy the new writing and communication skills requirements will not be notated on the student’s official transcript.
  • Transferability of writing and communication skill requirements between majors and colleges is at the discretion of the college/school or academic unit.
  • Students pursuing double majors or dual degrees may be obliged to satisfy the writing and communication skills requirements of both majors/degrees at the discretion of the college/school or academic unit.
  • Colleges/schools must clearly distinguish in the 2016-2017 catalog how the writing and communication skills requirements are fulfilled in their curriculum requirements.


GEF Implementation Timeline

March 1, 2015


GEF finalized for fall 2016 implementation

June 1, 2015


Modification of form in CIM implemented to incorporate new change type (GEF Implementation)

June 15, 2015


Colleges may begin submitting CIM changes to incorporate GEF (change for all majors necessary)

September 15, 2015


Deadline for department and/or college/school approval in CIM

November 27, 2015


First draft of all scribing in DegreeWorks completed for validation by colleges

December 18, 2015


Deadline for all scribing modifications for DegreeWorks submitted to OUR

January 15, 2016


Final draft of all scribing in DegreeWorks completed for final validation by colleges

February 1, 2016


Go live of all 2016-17 audits in DegreeWorks

Courses

Downloadable spreadsheet of GEF courses

F1. Composition and Rhetoric (3 or 6 credits)

ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric
  & ENGL 102    and Composition and Rhetoric
ENGL 103 Accelerated Academic Writing

F2A/B. Science & Technology (4-6 Credits)

Requirement fulfilled by completing two lecture courses from F2A or one lecture/lab combination from F2B.

Lecture Courses (F2A)

ARE 187 Energy Resource Economics
ASTR 106 Descriptive Astronomy
ASTR 110 Explosions in Space
BIOL 105 Environmental Biology
BIOL 107 Biotechnology and Society
CS 101 Intro to Computer Applications
DSGN 340 Design for Energy Efficiency
ENVP 119 Soil in the City
ENVP 155 Elements of Environmental Protection
ENGR 140 Engineering in History
FDST 200 Food Science and Technology
FIS 201 Introduction to Forensic Identification
FOR 140 West Virginia’s Natural Resources
GEN 101 Beginner’s Guide to Genetics
GEOG 107 Physical Geography
GEOG 207 Climate and Environment
GEOL 101 Planet Earth
GEOL 103 Earth Through Time
GEOL 230 Fossils and Evolution
HN&F 171 Introduction to Human Nutrition
PHYS 107 Physics of Music
PLSC 105 Plants and People: Past and Present
SOCA 252 Physical Anthropology
WMAN 175 Introduction to Wildlife and Fisheries

Lecture/Lab Combination Courses (F2B)

AEM 341 General Microbiology
BIOL 101 General Biology
  & BIOL 103    and General Biology Laboratory
BIOL 102 General Biology
  & BIOL 104    and General Biology Laboratory
BIOL 105 Environmental Biology
  & BIOL 106    and Environmental Biology Laboratory
BIOL 111 General Biology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
BIOL 112 General Biology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
BIOL 115 Principles of Biology
BIOL 117 Introductory Physiology
CHEM 111 Survey of Chemistry
CHEM 112 Survey of Chemistry
CHEM 115 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHEM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
CHEM 117 Principles of Chemistry
CHEM 118 Principles of Chemistry
GEOG 107 Physical Geography
  & GEOG 106    and Physical Geography Laboratory
GEOG 110 Environmental Geoscience
  & GEOG 111    and Environmental Geoscience Laboratory
GEOG 150 Digital Earth
  & GEOG 149    and Digital Earth Lab
GEOL 101 Planet Earth
  & GEOL 102    and Planet Earth Laboratory
GEOL 103 Earth Through Time
  & GEOL 104    and Earth Through Time Laboratory
GEOL 110 Environmental Geoscience
  & GEOL 111    and Environmental Geoscience Laboratory
PHSC 101 Introductory Physical Science 1
PHSC 102 Introductory Physical Science 2
PHYS 101 Introductory Physics
PHYS 102 Introductory Physics
PHYS 105 Conceptual Physics
PHYS 111 General Physics
PHYS 112 General Physics
PLSC 206 Principles of Plant Science

F3. Math & Quantitative Skills (3 Credits)

CDFS 250 Research Methods and Data Analysis
ECON 225 Elementary Business and Economics Statistics
MATH 121 Introductory Concepts of Mathematics
MATH 123 Finite Math 1 (WVU Tech Campus Only)
MATH 128 Plane Trigonometry
MATH 129 Pre-Calculus Mathematics
MATH 150 Applied Calculus
MATH 153 Calculus 1a with Precalculus
MATH 154 Calculus 1b with Precalculus
MATH 155 Calculus 1
MATH 156 Calculus 2
MATH 218 History of Mathematics
MATH 126A College Algebra 5-Day
MATH 126B College Algebra 4-Day
MATH 126C College Algebra 3-Day
PHIL 260 Introduction to Symbolic Logic
STAT 111 Understanding Statistics
STAT 201 Applied Statistical Modeling
STAT 211 Elementary Statistical Inference
STAT 215 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

F4. Society & Connections (3 credits)

ADV 201 Advertising and Society
AGEE 220 Group Organization and Leadership
ARE 150 Introductory Agricultural and Agribusiness Economics
ARE 220 Introductory Environmental and Resource Economics
A&VS 275 Companion Animal Science
BIOL 122 Human Sexuality
BUSA 201 Survey of Economics
CDFS 110 Families Across the Life Span
CDFS 112 Introduction to Marriage and Family
COMM 100 Principles of Human Communication
  & COMM 102    and Human Communication in the Interpersonal Context
COMM 105 Introduction to the Mass Media
COMM 112 Small Group Communication
COMM 122 Human Communication in Contemporary Society
COMM 306 Human Communication in Organizations and Institutions
COMM 308 Nonverbal Communication
COMM 309 Health Communication
COMM 410 Family Communication
COUN 230 Life Choices
CSAD 270 Effective Public Speaking
DSGN 280 Sustainable Design and Development
ECON 201 Principles of Microeconomics
ECON 202 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 401 Managerial Economics (WVU Tech Campus Only)
GEOG 205 Natural Resources
GEOG 210 Urban Geography
GEOG 240 United States and Canada
HN&F 126 Society and Food
JRL 101 Media and Society
JRL 235 Electronic Media and Society
LING 101 Introduction to Language
MILS 101 Military Science
MILS 102 Military Science
MILS 201 Military Science
MILS 202 Military Science
PET 101 Games in American Culture
POLS 102 Introduction to American Government
POLS 210 Law and the Legal System
POLS 220 State and Local Government
POLS 373 American Political Philosophy
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 241 Introduction to Human Development
PSYC 251 Introduction to Social Psychology
RPTR 140 Adventure West Virginia
SEP 271 Sport in American Society
SEP 272 Psychological Perspectives of Sport
SOCA 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOCA 221 Families and Society
SOCA 232 Criminology
SOWK 105 Social Welfare Institutions
SPED 304 Special Education in Contemporary Society
USAF 131 Foundations of United States Air Force 1
USAF 132 Foundations of United States Air Force 2
USAF 251 Air and Space Power 1
USAF 252 Air and Space Power 2
USAF 371 Leadership Studies 1
USAF 372 Leadership Studies 2

F5. Human Inquiry & the Past (3 Credits)

CLAS 101 Elementary Latin 1
CLAS 102 Elementary Latin 2
CLAS 203 Intermediate Latin 1
CLAS 204 Intermediate Latin 2
CLAS 231 Greek & Roman Civilizatn Cultr
CLAS 232 Greek And Roman Myths
COMM 104 Public Communication
COMM 314 Nonviolence in Communication Behavior
HIST 101 Western Civilization: Antiquity to 1600
HIST 102 Western Civilization: 1600 to Present
HIST 108 North America: Past and Present
HIST 152 Growth of the American Nation to 1865
HIST 153 Making of Modern America: 1865 to the Present
HIST 203 Introduction to Medieval Europe
HIST 204 Renaissance and Reformation
HIST 205 Absolutism & Enlightenment
HIST 207 Revolutionary Europe
HIST 209 Twentieth Century Europe
HIST 210 Modern Military History
HIST 217 History of Russia to 1917
HIST 218 History of Russia: 1900-Present
HIST 221 History of Modern Germany
HIST 257 Antebellum America: 1781-1861
HIST 259 The United States: 1865-1918
HIST 261 Recent America: The United States since 1918
HIST 264 American Indian History
HIST 277 Revolutions-Science/Technology (WVU Tech Campus Only)
HIST 281 The Agrarian Transformation
HN&F 350 Cross-Cultural Cuisine
HONR 210 City-As-Text-Morgantown
HUM 112 Humanities of Greece
PHIL 100 Problems of Philosophy
PHIL 130 Current Moral Problems
PHIL 140 Historical Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 170 Introduction to Critical Reasoning
PHIL 212 Philosophy of Sport
PHIL 244 History of Ancient Philosophy
PHIL 248 History of Modern Philosophy
PHIL 301 Metaphysics
PHIL 302 Theory of Knowledge
PHIL 306 Philosophy of Mind
PHIL 308 Philosophy of Religion
PHIL 310 Philosophy of Science
PHIL 321 Ethical Theory
PHIL 323 Social and Political Philosophy
PHIL 325 Philosophy of Law
PHIL 331 Health Care Ethics
PHIL 346 History of Ethics
PHIL 351 Topics in Medieval Philosophy
PHIL 354 Themes in Continental Philosophy
PHIL 355 Existentialism
RELG 219 The History of Christianity
RELG 222 Origins of Judaism
RELG 223 Christianity in America
RELG 303 Studies in Christian Scripture
RELG 304 Studies in Hebrew Scriptures
SOCA 258 Introduction to Archaeology
WDSC 100 Forest Resources in United States History
WMAN 100 The Tradition of Hunting

F6. The Arts & Creativity (3 credits)

ARHS 101 Landmarks of World Art
ARHS 120 Survey of Art History 1
ARHS 160 Survey of Art History 2
ARHS 181 World Architecture 4: 1850-Present
ARHS 382 Architect Frank Lloyd Wright
ARHS 388 The Art of Andy Warhol
ART 109 Basic Drawing 1 for Non-Majors
ART 110 Basic Drawing 2 for Non Majors
COMM 305 Appreciation of the Motion Picture
DANC 170 Introduction to Dance
ENGL 131 Poetry and Drama
ENGL 132 Short Story and Novel
ENGL 154 African American Literature
ENGL 156 Literature of Native America
ENGL 170 Literature of Minds and Selves
ENGL 171 Literature of Science and Nature
ENGL 172 Literature of the Human Body
ENGL 180 Literature of Love, Sex, and Gender
ENGL 212 Creative Writing: Fiction
ENGL 213 Creative Writing: Poetry
ENGL 214 Creative Writing: Non-Fiction
ENGL 225 Western World Literature
ENGL 226 Non-Western World Literature
ENGL 230 Film Studies
ENGL 232 Poetry
ENGL 233 The Short Story
ENGL 234 Drama
ENGL 235 Novel
ENGL 236 The Bible as Literature
ENGL 238 Literature of Place
ENGL 241 American Literature 1
ENGL 242 American Literature 2
ENGL 251 American Folklore and Culture
ENGL 252 Appalachian Fiction
ENGL 254 African American Literature
ENGL 255 Multiethnic Literature
ENGL 257 Science Fiction and Fantasy
ENGL 258 Popular American Culture
ENGL 261 British Literature 1
ENGL 262 British Literature 2
ENGL 263 Shakespeare 1
ENGL 272 Modern Literature
ENGL 273 Contemporary Literature
ENGL 285 Images of Women in Literature
FCLT 206 Introduction to Japanese Culture
FCLT 240 Italian-American Experience
FCLT 250 Russian Fairy Tales
FCLT 280 Science Fiction: East and West
FCLT 281 Vampire: Blood and Revolution
FCLT 306 Japanese Culture and Cinema
FCLT 310 Chinese Cinema
FCLT 321 Gods and Heroes of Nordic Mythology
FCLT 380 Holocaust: Eastern Europe Film and Literature
FCLT 381 Contemporary Polish Cinema
FCLT 382 Polish Cinema: Kieslowski
FILM 101 The Art of Film 1
FILM 102 The Art of Film 2
FLIT 135 Introduction to French Literature
FLIT 216 Chinese Literature Translation 1
FLIT 217 Chinese Literature in Translation 2
FLIT 235 French Literature in Translation 1
FLIT 236 French Literature in Translation 2
FLIT 238 African Women Writers
FLIT 239 Francophone Literature in Translation
FLIT 240 Italian Women Writers
FLIT 256 Russian Literature Translation 1
FLIT 257 Russian Literature Translation 2
FLIT 266 Latin American Literature
FLIT 285 Brazilian Literature Translation
FLIT 316 Arab Women Writers
FLIT 360 Discovering Mesoamerica
FRCH 301 Language Through Civilization
FRCH 421 Survey of Literature 1
FRCH 422 Survey of Literature 2
GER 431 German Literature: Fables/Fairy Tales/Enlightenment – Romanticism
GER 432 German Literature: Since Romanticism
HUM 101 Introduction to Western Civilization 1
HUM 102 Introduction to Western Civilization 2
HUM 106 Promethean Myth, Modern Arts
HUM 107 The Humanities of Egypt
HUM 109 The Italian Renaissance
LARC 212 History of Landscape Architecture
MUSC 111 Introduction to Music
MUSC 112 Great Composers in Performance
MUSC 113 Twentieth Century American Pop Music
MUSC 114 Music in the Modern Age
MUSC 115 Introduction to History of Jazz
MUSC 120 History of Musical Theatre
MUSC 270 History of Western Musical Traditions 1
MUSC 271 History of Western Musical Traditions 2
MUSC 475 History of Jazz
PHIL 147 Philosophy and Film
PSYC 233 Psychology of Cinema
SPAN 331 Early Spanish American Literature
SPAN 332 Modern Spanish American Literature
THET 101 Introduction to the Theatre
THET 102 Acting
THET 144 Fundamentals of Acting
THET 170 World Theatre and Drama
THET 301 History of Western Theatre
ULIB 300 Film and Media Literacy
WGST 150 Women in Movies
WGST 215 African Women Writers

F7. Global Studies & Diversity (3 Credits)

AGEE 101 Global Food and Agricultural Industry
ASP 220 Introduction to Africana Studies
CHIN 101 First Year Chinese 1
CHIN 102 First Year Chinese 2
CHIN 203 Second Year Chinese 1
CHIN 204 Second Year Chinese 2
COMM 212 Gender and Communication
COMM 315 American Diversity in Film
COMM 316 Intercultural Communication
COMM 317 Communication and Aging
CSAD 280 Communication Disorder in Film
DISB 380 Disability and the Family
DISB 385 Disability and Society
DSGN 140 Sustainable Living
FCLT 161 The Many Latin Americas
FCLT 210 Chinese Civilization and Culture
FCLT 260 Cultures of Mexico
FCLT 460 Sexuality and Gender in Hispanic Cinema
FRCH 100 Intensive Elementary French
FRCH 101 Elementary French 1
FRCH 102 Elementary French 2
FRCH 200 Intensive Intermediate French
FRCH 203 Intermediate French 1
FRCH 204 Intermediate French 2
GEOG 102 World Regions
GEOG 108 Human Geography
GEOG 243 Geography of Africa
GEOG 244 Geography of the Middle East
GER 101 Introduction to German Language and Culture 1
GER 102 Introduction to German Language and Culture 2
GER 203 Intermediate German 1: The German-Speaking World
GER 204 Intermediate German 2: Life in Germany
GERO 212 Introduction to Gerontology
HIST 104 Latin America: Past and Present
HIST 105 The Middle East
HIST 106 East Asia: An Introduction
HIST 179 World History to 1500
HIST 180 World History Since 1500
HIST 225 Modern South Asia
HIST 241 Latin America: Culture, Conquest, Colonization
HIST 242 Latin America: Reform and Revolution
ITAL 101 Elementary Italian 1
ITAL 102 Elementary Italian 2
ITAL 203 Intermediate Italian 1
ITAL 204 Intermediate Italian 2
JAPN 101 Elementary Japanese 1
JAPN 102 Elementary Japanese 2
JAPN 203 Intermediate Japanese 1
JAPN 204 Intermediate Japanese 2
MUSC 116 Music in World Cultures
MUSC 477 Music of Africa
NAS 200 Introduction: Native American Studies
PLSC 140 Sustainable Living
POLS 103 Global Political Issues
POLS 250 Introduction to Comparative Politics
POLS 260 Introduction to International Relations
POLS 337 Gender/Politics and Policy
POLS 351 Russian and Post-Soviet Politics
POLS 355 Governments of Latin America
POLS 361 International Law and Institutions
PSYC 232 Sex Roles and Behavior
PSYC 281 Introduction to Abnormal Psychology
RELG 102 Introduction to World Religions
RELG 231 Religions of China and Japan
RELG 232 History and Practice of Islam
RELG 301 Studies in Asian Scriptures
RELG 302 Studies in Islamic Scriptures
RESM 140 Sustainable Living
RUSS 101 Elementary Russian 1
RUSS 102 Elementary Russian 2
RUSS 203 Intermediate Russian 1
RUSS 204 Intermediate Russian 2
SEES 101 Introduction to Slavic and Eastern European Studies
SEP 373 African Americans in Sports
SM 275 The Olympic Games
SM 375 Sport in the Global Market
SOCA 105 Introduction to Anthropology
SOCA 207 Social Problems in Contemporary America
SOCA 235 Race and Ethnic Relations
SOCA 351 Traditional and Changing Africa
SOWK 147 Human Diversity
SPAN 100 Intensive Elementary Spanish
SPAN 101 Elementary Spanish 1
SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish 2
SPAN 200 Intensive Intermediate Spanish
SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish 1
SPAN 204 Intermediate Spanish 2
SPAN 330 Latin American Culture
SPAN 340 Culture of Spain
WGST 170 Introduction to Women’s and Gender Studies
WGST 225 Women in Appalachia
WGST 245 Women in International Development
WGST 250 Women in Science
WGST 260 Perspectives on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
WGST 340 Gender and Violence
WMAN 150 Principles of Conservation Ecology

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